163: Getting Rid of Dead Weight

This week, we’re talking plainly about a subject that most leaders typically bury in metaphor. You might be organizing seats on your bus, or trying to put the right tools in your shed. Whatever the creative euphemism, you’re talking about your people.  

Most leaders focus on finding the right people for their team, but that’s only step one. Having the courage to move people on when the organization’s needs no longer pair with theirs is another thing entirely. Sometimes people need encouragement or a gentle push to do something different. 

How willing are you to accept disruption on your teams in exchange for exceptionality? That’s the central question that kicks off our conversation this week, and three considerations that will help you approach your staffing ecosystem with candor.  

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